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Pet Names in Literature: A Roundup

Picking the perfect name for your furry friend can be a challenge. And when there's a challenge, what do we turn to? Good ol' literature. October is Adopt a Shelter Pet Month, so to celebrate, we are giving you nine dog and nine cat names inspired by books to help you figure out what to name that wonderful new pet you’re hopefully bringing home from the shelter!

Posted by Stefani Sloma

Book Recs from Quirk Dogs

It's National Dog Day and these Quirk dogs have got some rockin' book recommendations for you. Read up, pup lovers. 

Posted by Quirk Books Staff

Quirk Corral: Authors’ Pets on Instagram & Geometric Beasts

(From Illustrator KERBY ROSANES)

Here at Quirk we’ve spent the week scouring the internet for the best bookish, geeky, and crafty links. Whether you are looking for the cutest author pets on Instagram or dessert recipes for your slow cooker, we’re sure to have something to make your day a little brighter.

Posted by Jennifer Morell

Our Favorite Magical Pets in Literature

These aren't your average puppies and kittens, no, here are six of the best, most magical animal friends a kid could ask for. And I hope you all appreciate the supreme effort I’m making not to populate this list entirely with unicorns.

Posted by Alyssa Favreau

Where’s Momo? Announcing the Find Momo Coast to Coast Book Tour

This May, Andrew Knapp and his adorable dog Momo are climbing into their 1977 VW van and hitting the road on a cross-country book tour to promote their latest book, Find Momo Coast to Coast (have you entered the pre-order campaign yet?). Andrew and Momo will chat with fans, sign books (with both autographs and pawtographs!), and share Momo-themed stories. 

Human and canine friends are welcome! Check out the dates below, and come say hi!

Posted by Suzanne Wallace

Find Momo Coast to Coast by Andrew Knapp: Pre-order Campaign!

We’re thrilled to be publishing the second book from New York Times bestselling author Andrew Knapp. His first book, Find Momo, introduced the bookish world to his adorable, already-Instagram-famous border collie, Momo.

In Find Momo Coast to Coast, Andrew hit the road (in his awesome yellow van) and took some beautiful pictures of Momo (with his awesome red bandana) all across the country.

To celebrate his second book and Andrew’s next batch of adventures, we’re launching a pre-order campaign that’ll give you the chance to score all kinds of swag. Signed bookplates and posters for every pre-orderer? Yup. A chance to win a plush Momo? You betcha.

Read on to find out how to get swag and enter to win epic prizes.

NOTE FOR ALL PRE-ORDER-ERS: To enter, email a photo or a screenshot of your receipt to [email protected] with the subject line "Find Momo Pre-order." Make sure you send us your shipping address with your entry!

Also tweet #FindMomo to unlock some of the higher levels.

This campaign is open to US and Canada only. 

Posted by Suzanne Wallace